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Richest Football Clubs in the World 2017: Top 20

Top 20 Richest Football Clubs in the World 2017 { List Updated }

Football is one of the most watched sport in the world at the moment and footballers earn huge wages. When we hear the amounts involved in player transfers from one club to another most of us begin to wonder, where those football clubs get such money from. The truth is football clubs are rich and they earn enormous amounts of money yearly. This list of the top 20 richest football clubs in the world was compiled based on the yearly revenue of all football clubs in the world.

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Top 20 Richest Football Clubs in the world 2017

Starting from 2005 when Manchester United were widely considered the richest football club in the world and that too by a wide margin but Real Madrid managed to close the gap on Manchester United in the late 2000’s and they managed to take the number 1 spot in 2011.

Manchester United have been confirmed as the richest football club in the world 2017 . They had the highest revenue for the year under review. Am sure you can remember José Mourinho justifying the transfer figure of Paul Pogba, he claimed that the fee paid for the Frenchman was justified based on the financial strength of the team from Manchester. This seems to be a true fact as Manchester United have turned out to be the richest club in the world topping European heavyweights like Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich. Barcelona takes the second spot topping Real Madrid slightly while FC Bayern Munich and Manchester city complete the top 5 richest football clubs in the world for the year 2017.

This list also sees a new name as Leicester city take the number 20 spot after winning the English Premier League in a dramatic way during the 2015/2016 EPL season. Their success saw a sharp rise in their ticket sales and shirt sales.

Below is the list the Top 20 Richest Football Clubs in the World 2017 : { Updated }

S/N Club Country Net worth
1. Manchester United England €689 Million
2. Barcelona Spain €620.2 Million
3. Real Madrid Spain €620.1 Million
4. Bayern Munich Germany €529 Million
5. Manchester City England €524.9 Million
6. Paris Saint Germain France €520.9 Million
7. Arsenal England €468.5 Million
8. Chelsea England €447.4 Million
9. Liverpool England €403.8 Million
10. Juventus Italy €341.1 Million
11. Borussia Dortmund Germany €283.9 Million
12. Tottenham Hotspur England €279.7 Million
13. Atletico Madrid Spain €228.6 Million
14. Shalke 04 Germany €224.5 Million
15. Roma France €218.2 Million
16. AC Milan Italy €214.7 Million
17. Zenith Russia €196.5 Million
18. West Ham United England €192.3 Million
19. Inter Milan Italy €179.2 Million
20. Leicester City England €172.1 Million

With the huge revenues made by the football clubs on this list you might be wondering how they make all this money. They make their cash from tucket sales, sponsorship, shirt sales. This football clubs sign multimillion dollars deal with top companies in the world for shirt sponsor. They also make a lot of money during pre-season tours.

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